High Stile, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1EB

Tel: 01371 872340

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High Stile, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1EB

Tel: 01371 872340

Sporty, active children!

Our children were very active last term participating in a variety of sporting events, such as dodgeball, X country and archery.  Please find below Mrs Anderson’s half-term sports report.

X Country Competition (Y1-6)

On Friday 10th November 48 pupils ran in the Dunmow Partnership X country competition at Great Easton. Even though the weather was bitterly cold, our pupils still managed to run to their full potential. We had some fantastic individual results…

Year 1

1st –  Flynn Long/Molly Gower

2nd – Jacob Haughey/Bastian Barton

Year 2

1st – Pheobe Rees

3rd – Carlyle Marcelle-Ives

Year 3

1st – George Lattimore

4th – Isabelle Horrix-O’Brien

5th – Ella Hollins

Year 4

3rd – George Myers/Ellie Somaroo

5th – Molly Akers

6th – Harry Pittuck

Year 5

4th – Libby McKean

6th – Oliver Edwards/Sadie France

Year 6

5th – George Haines/Freya Wilson

6th – Abby Wilson

And some great team positions…

Y3 Boys – 3rd       Y3 Girls – 2nd

Y4 Boys – 2nd      Y4 Girls – 2nd

Y5 Boys – 3rd       Y5 Girls – 1st

Y6 Boys – 3rd       Y6 Girls – 4th

We got an impressive 7 teams and 2 individual runners (30 pupils in total) through to the Uttlesford X country final competition at Carver Barracks which was held the following week. The weather was a little kinder although the competition was far stronger. All pupils gave 100% and we came home very proud. The following pupils ran so well that they will go onto represent Uttlesford at the Essex finals in March.

1st George Lattimore (Y3)

8th Harry Pittuck (Y4)

9th Libby McKean (Y5)

Dodgeball Finals

As the Y6 Dodgeball team came 2nd in the Dunmow Partnership they made it to the finals which was held at the Lord Butler Leisure Centre, Saffron Walden on Wednesday 22nd November. The competition was fierce but fun.

Yr5 Archery competition

In October, Jackie Coleman our Chief Uttlesford Primary PE links organiser came into school to teach 5NR some archery. After the coaching session the best four pupils (Libby McKean, Ella Jackson, Todd Jeakins and Ayden Saltmarsh) were chosen to represent DSM in the archery competition at Flitch Green School on Friday 24th November. All pupils enjoyed the event and racked up a healthy total over four rounds.

Yr6 Talent Camp trials

On Friday 1st December eight Y6 pupils went to the Y6 Talent camp trials at Dunmow Leisure centre. They completed a series of fitness and skills tests, all results were collated. They now have to wait until January to see if they have been successful and gained a place on the talent camp in May half term.

Sports Hall Athletics

Y6 competed in the Sports Hall Athletics competition at Felsted Independent School on Friday 8th December. They had a busy afternoon completing both field and track events followed by some fun obstacle relay races to finish. All points were totalled and DSM came 2nd. A great achievement, well done to all involved.

Next half term events

Swimming Gala – Friday 19th January (1.15 – 3 pm)

KS1 Multi-Skills Festival – Friday 26th January (1.15 – 3 pm)

Dodgeball Interform competitions week beginning Monday 29th January